Creating a Dashboard Chart Tile

TO CREATE A CHART TILE

  1.  Open a Dashboard.
  2.  Click Add. Select Chart from the drop-down menu. A blank tile is added to the page.
  3.  To name the tile, hover over the tile and click the Settings icon IconSet.ico.
  4.  Select Settings.
    Chart_settings_dialog_box.png
     In the Chart Settings dialog box:
     - Enter a Chart name
     - [optional] Enter a web link. Converts the Chart name to a hyperlink to the specified link.
     - Click Save
    Note: To set a custom time range see Setting a Custom Time Range per Chart or Meter Tile.
  5. - To add metrics to the chart, click SettingsIcon.png > Settings. The metric expressions definition panel opens. See Building Metric Expressions.
    Note: The results of the parameters selected are immediately displayed in the chart.
  6.  Click Save, the chart is automatically saved to the Dashboard.

 CHANGING THE DASHBOARD TILE DISPLAY

Legend

Dashboard_tile_with_slider.png

 To show/hide the metrics legend, click LegendIcon.ico. The legend is interactive.

 The options are:

  •  Show All / Hide All: Use the ShowAllMetrics.ico and HideMetricsIcon.ico icons to show or hide all metrics
  •  To show/hide specific metrics, select the metric in the legend
  •  Indicates that there is no data WarningIcon.ico
  •  Table / Wrapped view: Use theTableViewIcon.ico /ListViewIcon.ico icons to toggle between table and wrapped view of the metrics in the legend
  •  To resize the chart to display more or less of the metrics, slide the legend slider up or downlegend_resize_slider.png.

Time scale [Optional]

 To define a different time scale for the tile metrics than the system-calculated Auto scale, select a time scale in the AutoDownChevronIcon.ico drop-down menu.

 Time scale is the minimum time interval between two data samples:

      • - Auto - Anodot automatically chooses time scale based on requested Time Range
      • - 1 Minute intervals
      • - 5 Minutes intervals
      • - 1 Hour intervals
      • - 1 Day intervals

 Changes to the Dashboard are automatically saved.

General:

  •  To change the chart display settings, see Customizing a Chart.
  •  To move a tile, hover over theHover2MoveIcon.ico move icon to display a crossMoveIcon.ico  - drag the tile to a new location.
  •  To re-size a tile, hover over the lower right corner to display a grey triangleResize_icon.ico, drag it to re-size the tile.

 TO DUPLICATE A TILE

ClickSettingsIcon.png> Duplicate.
Note: When a tile with an alert is duplicated, the alert is not duplicated.

 TO EXPORT METRICS AND DATA

 ClickSettingsIcon.png> Export to CSV.
Note: The csv fields are: Local time, Metric1 value, Metric2 value...MetricN value [N = the number of metrics displayed in the chart].

 TO DELETE A TILE

 ClickSettingsIcon.png> Delete
A  warning dialog box is displayed:
Delete_tile_no_alert.png

Click Delete if you are sure you want to delete.

Note: When a tile or a Dashboard containing tiles with alerts is deleted, the alert(s) are detached, not deleted. Alerts are retained in Anodot and will be triggered if and when they affect other metrics.
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